and cancellations and with the threat of new storms as maria just showed us on the way, travel on the ground or in the the air could cost you precious time and maybe even some cash if you get on an extra long layover. david lee miller we start there tonight. that airport saw some the greatest delays in the country. >> that's right, harris, what a difference a few days can make. this was positively an uneventful day, at least when it comes to travel, and that's the way many people like it. let's keep in mind this holiday season more than 5 1/2 million people are going to travel and for today at least, things did go smoothly. take a look over my shoulder. off in the distance, laguardia airport, the security check points only a handful of people in line. two days before christmas. it can be brutal, but today, very few delays and cancellations, not just here at laguardia, but system-wide as well. as for the passengers, they say they were prepared for the worst, but hoping for the the best. listen.